In the industry of wildlife management or wildlife control or wildlife removal, whatever you want to call it, the phones have not stopped ringing lately! This could be contributed to several factors but as we as a race continue to put our human thumb print on this country with land development, forestry, industrial expansion, and rising populations we are literally giving wildlife no where to go other than to live amongst us. Its not uncommon to see deer, geese, turkeys, coyotes, etc. living in suburban neighborhoods that used to be a wood lot or wetland. So, as we expand and continue to develop this problem grows and grows and grows. With fall arriving so does hunting and trapping season for active sportsmen. However lately due to the lack of access to land the sport has been in a rapid downward spiral even with a spike last season in license sales with many Americans not working due to Covid -19.
Here is a list of reasons everyone should thank a hunter/trapper or better yet give them permission to access your property because without them the following would be much worse.
In the history of hunting and trapping many sportsmen fight the battle of either animal lovers harassing them while they hunt or new laws and regulations making it harder and more expensive to get out there but there are many reasons why if you are a property owner you should reexamine why you don’t allow hunting or trapping on your property! These are just a few of the many reasons you should not only allow it but be thankful for a sport that is heavily declining due to lack of access. So, the next time someone knocks on your door asking for permission to provide food for his family or help control the numbers of overpopulated wildlife, give it a second thought before you slam the door.
With the fall migration of Canada Geese either just starting in some states or just about to kick off it is important to educate yourself on some the options you have with dealing with these hazardous flocks of birds. First off why are they hazardous? Simply put they wreak havoc on farm fields, damage golf courses, pollute HOA retention ponds and common area, parks and most importantly air travel safety! It’s one thing to deal with a resident flock of geese that nests, eats, and lives in a small area that you can depredate when needed or haze to keep them moving but when the fall migration starts, and thousands of Geese come through all at once they can leave quite a mess and be extremely hazardous. Here are a few methods we use at Loomacres Wildlife Management to fight the battle of migratory geese from setting up shop in places they are not welcome.
Whenever our certified Airport Wildlife Biologist implement a technique to deal with either nuisance resident Geese or a flock of Migratory Geese we factor in several variables and take into consideration of the overall goal defined by our clients. We have found over the years the use of multiple techniques implemented in each case is results in the most effective outcome. If you are having issues and would like a FREE CONSULTATION or to chat with one of our staff members please CLICK HERE and fill out the contact form and someone will reach out to you and we will be glad to help.